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Daily Show challenge: Can you make Bill O’Reilly pay $4 for a shrimp?

On Thursday night’s edition of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart took on the mini-scandal that is currently riling up commentators across the spectrum of right and left, the $825,000 Las Vegas conference of the GSA, the General Services Administration. The GSA is, ironically enough, the agency in charge of…

Romney Won’t Make Babies with Paul Ryan

Just because Republican presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney thinks that Paul Ryan is a “leading Republican light,” that doesn’t mean Romney wants to conceive children with him. Ryan may be a “bold” and “brilliant visionary” whose socially Darwinist budget proposal Romney believes is an “excellent piece of work,” but that doesn’t…

Colbert celebrates Peabody win for super PAC segments

Journalism’s prestigious Peabody Awards are presented each year for outstanding accomplishments in electronic media. The award stretches back over a 71 year history encompassing radio, television and now, the Internet. The Peabody is the award that Bill O’Reilly falsely claimed to have won until his story was debunked by Senator…

Daily Show takes ‘Racist Timeout’ for Trayvon Martin coverage

Wednesday night’s edition of “The Daily Show” featured a discussion in which correspondent Larry Wilmore produced a home kitchen timer and declared a “Racist Timeout.” “For the next five minutes,” he announced, “No one is a racist.” Accusations of racism and reaction to those charges have caused the debate over…

Colbert apologizes to bovine transgender community for pink slime line

Stephen Colbert offered a rare apology – or in his words, a Colbology – Tuesday evening for calling “pink slime” a member of the “transgender community” the previous evening. “Apparently, some in the Twittersphere has accused me of being transphobic,” Colbert noticed. “So I just want to get out in…

Jon Stewart pummels Sarah Palin for ‘infiltrating’ the Today Show with her Jesus fish earrings

Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Tuesday night blasted former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin for nearly six minutes, mocking her for trying to make her appearance on NBC’s Today Show seem courageous. Palin had told Breitbart.com that she was “going rogue and infiltrating some turf” by appearing on the show.…

Parody: Pornstars organize ‘world’s largest wank out’ against Santorum

Upset that Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has vowed to crack down on Internet pornography if elected, pornstars have organized a “wank out” on May 1. The pornstars warned that without easily available pornography, people will be forced to use Facebook photos or possibly even their own imagination to masturbate.…

80-year-old woman lands plane after husband collapses

An 80-year-old woman in Door County, California successfully landed a small plane after her husband collapsed and died Monday evening, according to WLUK-TV. The woman called into Door County’s Dispatch Center after 5 PM to report her traumatic situation onboard their twin engine Cessna airplane after her husband passed out.…

Colbert: Pink slime is ‘a member of the transgender community’

Stephen Colbert addressed the crackdown on pink slime Monday evening, describing it as “delicious wholesome meal” that is used to “form the Hamburger Helper.” “Oh, pink slime is bad, but green slime is good to dump on our children?” the Comedy Central host said. “Pink slime is nothing more than…

Jon Stewart lampoons tepid endorsements of Romney

Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Monday night analyzed the less-than-enthusiastic endorsements of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. “Look, Romney is going to be the nominee. Everybody’s decided. They’re all getting behind him. What they haven’t really decided is why,” he said. Many Republicans have offered mild endorsements of the…

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